Featured Meetings Real Estate

471-477 Hanover St. Opposed by Residents’ Association (NEWRA)

The North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) voted against the 471-477 Hanover St. proposal at their February meeting in a vote of 4 in support, 14 opposed. The proposal, presented by Attorney Dan Toscano, seeks to change the legal occupancy from seven residential units to six, expanding each unit to create newly-renovated, high-end condominiums. The main Read More…

Featured Meetings Real Estate

471-477 Hanover Street Changes Supported by North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council

Attorney Daniel Toscano presented a petition to change 471-477 Hanover St. from a seven to a six-family residential building, install rear dormers, decks and a new sprinkler system at the February North End/ Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) meeting. The changes were supported 7-1 by the Council. Watch the full video above or jump to points Read More…

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Boston’s Office of Housing Stability Talks Tenant and Landlord Rights

Katie Forde, Operations Manager for the City of Boston’s Office of Housing Stability discussed tenant and landlord rights at the February 2020 North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) meeting. As a branch of the Department of Neighborhood Development, the Office of Housing Stability assists residents in a variety of ways including finding affordable housing, educating landlords Read More…

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Boston City Group, Inc. Sells North Station’s 262 Friend Street

*Sponsored Post* Boston, MA: 262-264 Friend Street, a 14,316 SF keystone building located in the center of Boston’s booming North Station, was sold on February 4, 2020 for $4,500,000.   Boston City Group, Inc.’s Caroline Ligotti, Emily McGranaghan and Linda Redeker represented the Seller and procured the buyer. Originally built in 1899 and expanded in Read More…

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Developers Present Changes to 55 India Project

Boston Residential Group, LLC has submitted a Notice of Project Change (NPC) to the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) for the 55 India Street project. The development team requested adjustments to the project, originally approved in 2014, with proposed changes involving reducing the number of units from 44 smaller units to 29 larger units. Read More…

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Councilor Bok Gives Maiden Speech on Expanding Housing Cooperatives

Councilor Kenzie Bok, representing District 8, gave her first speech at this week’s City Council meeting regarding a hearing to explore the current state of housing cooperatives and strategies for its further expansion. The City of Boston has increasingly seen transient residents who can no longer afford to remain in their neighborhoods and find themselves Read More…

Community Featured Real Estate

Reader Poll: What Do You Think of Chiofaro’s “Pinnacle at Central Wharf”?

The Chiofaro Company has publicly released its long-awaited design for a waterfront tower on Atlantic Avenue, a 600-foot tower called “The Pinnacle at Central Wharf.” The tower would have approximately 865,000 sq. ft. and the outside Harborwalk would be part of 28,000 sq. ft. of open space, meeting the 50% Chapter 91 requirement set forth Read More…

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South Station Air Rights Project Open House Unveils Plans

With the multi-phase South Station Air Rights Project set to begin construction later this month, members of the project team held an Open House in the Fort Point Room of the BSA Space for the purposes of public engagement. The project, which is a collaboration between the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA), Hines (developer) Read More…

Business Real Estate

The Gilardi Group is Moving to 2 Baldwin Place!

*Sponsored Post* The Gilardi Group is moving to 2 Baldwin Place in the heart of Boston’s North End. That’s right, starting February 1st, visit Toni, Lauren and the entire team at our new home. Feel free to Toni Gilardi at 617.529.4461 or Lauren Newton at 508.274.2642 anytime or via email at GilardiGroup@GibsonSIR.com. See you in Read More…

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Chiofaro Releases 600′ Waterfront Tower Design for Harbor Garage Site

After more than 10 years of debate and still pending lawsuits over the Municipal Harbor Plan at the Harbor Garage site, the Chiofaro Company publicly released its long-awaited design for its waterfront tower on Atlantic Avenue. In a Project Notification Form (PNF) filed on Wednesday, renderings for a 600-foot tower called “The Pinnacle at Central Read More…

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Park at Sargent’s Wharf Proposed as Part of One Waterfront Initiative

The Trustees of Reservations managing director, Nick Black, presented the idea of a new park and open space in the North End at Sargent’s Wharf to the North End/Waterfront Residents Association (NEWRA) at the January meeting. As part of the Trustees’ One Waterfront Initiative, the proposal explored the idea of converting the parking lot at Read More…